The tour includes: City Tour with the visiting of Peter-and-Paul fortress The Hermitagemuseum (insidevisit) Pushkin Catherine’s Palace with the Amber Room &Peterhof (Lower fountain Park & one minor palace)
Start your 2-day program with the magnificent summer residence of the Russian Royal Family, Catherine's Palace, situated on the outskirts of the city in Tsarskoe Selo (Pushkin). Hundreds of pounds of gold used in its sumptuous décor and the world-famous Amber room, often called the eighth wonder of the world make this palace and absolute must-see. Continue into the royal Catherine’s park offering magnificent views of the imposing palace and half dozen cozy pavilions.
Now follow westward to Peterhof - the former Royal residence on the southern shore of the Gulf of Finland, famous for its palaces, parks and even more so for a unique system of over 150 fountains scattered on the vast premises of the Lower fountain park. Marvel at the Grand Cascade of fountains, and the grandeur of the Grand Palace rising above. Compare it to the elegant coziness and modesty of one the minor palaces in the Lower Park. The minor palace to visit on this tour depends on the weekday.
On the second day drive through the historical center of the city. During several picture stops you will see some of most known architectural ensembles and historical landmarks of St. Petersburg. You will explore the premises of Peter-and-Paul fortress, the birthplace of the city, and marvel at the stunning elegance of the interior décor of the cathedral, the burial place of the Russian tsars.
After lunch in a local restaurant plunge into the world of fine arts housed in the State Hermitage Museum, by far the largest museum of Russian, ranking with world largest and most known galleries and museums. Not only will you see the masterpieces of fine arts, but also the buildings that house them, some originally meant as museum spaces, some as living quarters, like the Winter Palace, which served as the official residence of the tsars for over 150 years.
Sample program of Your day:
08.00-09.00 a.m. - Meet your guide and driver at the port terminal
- Drive to Pushkin
10.00-11.30 a.m.- Visit Catherine’s palace and the Amber room
11.30-12.30 a.m. - Stroll in the Catherine's park
- Drive to Peterhof
1.30-2.30 p.m. - Lunch
2.30-5.00 p.m. - -Explore the Lower Fountain park and visiting one of the minor palaces
6.00 p.m. - Return to the ship (hotel)
9.00 a.m. -Meet your guide and driver for the city tour at the hotel lobby (port terminal)
11.00-12.00 a.m. -Visit of Peter-n-Paul fortress & Cathedral
1.00-2.00 p.m. - Lunch
2.30-5.00 p.m. - Visit of the Hermitage museum
5.30-6.00 p.m.- Return to the ship
Admission time at the museums is subject to change.
The sequence of the venues included in this program is subject to change following the days off, high holidays, working hours and events organized on the sights. The number of the venues will nevertheless remain the same.
|1 person||850 USD|
|2 person||480 USD|
|3 person||420 USD|
|4 person||340 USD|
|5-6 person||300 USD|
|7-8 person||250 USD|
|9-10 person||220 USD|
|11-12 person||200 USD|
|13-16 person||200 USD|
Activity level: above average
Duration of the tour – 18 hours
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* Entrance fees are included in the price.
When booking online - 5% discount
AdvantagesNo hidden costsAdmission fee to all museums\venues as of the itinerary Great value for the money
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